hair salon1405004.jpgIn the past, we’ve explained the DOL’s test for whether employers must pay their interns. Put simply, public employers and qualifying not-for-profit entities do not have to pay their interns. I hope that our more recent discussions of lawsuits that demonstrate the ever-narrowing segment of lawful unpaid internships have spurred some discussions and re-examination among

intern.jpgIn the past, we’ve explained the DOL’s test for whether employers must pay their interns. Put simply, public employers and qualifying not-for-profit entities do not have to pay their interns. On the other hand, private employers must meet each point in a six-factor test for an internship to qualify as unpaid under the Fair Labor

boys in summer_40264674.jpgMemorial Day weekend has passed, the Major League Baseball season is in full swing, and summer is upon us. With apologies to Roger Kahn, for us wage and hour practitioners, the “Boys of Summer” (and girls!) are the wave of workers joining employer workforces for the next few months. Whether they are interns in your

Q. Summer has arrived and many employers have already supplemented their operations with student interns, but the question we see crop up repeatedly is, “do I have to pay interns?” 

A. In the last few years, with a more competitive job market and corporate focus on reducing costs, we have seen an increase in the